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Sumner Redstone and daughter pull CBS, Viacom merger plan

Media mogul Sumner Redstone and his daughter Shari called off their failed effort to merge CBS Corp (CBS.N) and Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) on Monday, sending shares of Viacom – widely viewed as the weaker company – down almost 8 percent. The collapse of the plan, which never got beyond initial talks, raises questions about the future of both… Read More »

Microsoft’s Week: SQL Server comes to Linux, Redstone 2 update delayed, Windows 10 nagware

Another week in the world of Microsoft saw the company increasingly involved with Linux and open standards. The firm said that the upcoming SQL Server 2016 database management system will run on Linux, while a software framework developed for building open network switches for the data centre is also based on the open source OS. Meanwhile, some sites… Read More »